Inova is seeking an experienced Extended Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) to join the team at Inova Fairfax Hospital CVOR
This position is eligible for a $20,000 Sign On Bonus!
Registered Nurses with at least two years of Critical Care RN experience are eligible to receive a $20,000 sign on bonus. Those relocating from more than 50 miles away will also receive up to $20,000 in reimbursable relocation expenses. Your Critical Care RN experience must be within the same specialty area you are hired into. Those entering fellowship programs are not eligible. Accepting the bonus requires signing a 3 year employment agreement.
Provides a safe therapeutic core by collaboration with the surgeons and health care team in performing a safe operation with optimal outcomes for the patient. The ERNFA practices perioperative nursing, and must have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills, and judgment specific to clinical practice Teamwork-Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes Quality/Best Practice-Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Incorporates data and information to continuously improve care and practice to enhance outcome. Professional Development-Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serves as a resource preceptor, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.
-RNFA in CVOR setting - minimum of 2 years experience required -Special required skills: Endovein harvesting, radial artery harvesting, saphenous vein harvesting
•Education: BSN or MSN or
If Associates Degree RN-Within 6 months of start date, meet with nurse leader: •Identify which Accredited School the employee plans to attend •Submit a review of transcript from the school indicating the required pre-requisites and timeline for taking the courses •Provide a written plan with anticipated BSN completion date.
Complete BSN within 24 months of start date
•BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification required •RN licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a RN •Proficient in English, strong verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional interpersonal skill and the ability to display a caring demeanor towards others. Proficient computer skills required.
Certification BLS certification
Current license to practice as a registered nurse in VA
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